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How to apply for 2021 energy assistance for help with utility bills

Posted at 12:48 PM, Oct 19, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – As the weather in central Indiana gets colder, Citizens Energy Group is reminding residents of options if they need help with their utility bills this winter.

People can start submitting applications for 2021 of the Energy Assistance Program by calling 211 or online at

Applications for the Energy Assistance Program may take local service providers up to 55 days to determine eligibility. After a person is deemed eligible, it may take an additional 30 days for the benefit to be processed.

If you’ve had your utilities disconnected, or received a disconnect notice, you should contact your local service provider instead of applying online.